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Maria (2002)

Maria (2002)

96 min. - Drama - AG - 21.11.2003


Synopsis: Based on the true story of an impoverished, unemployed mother of seven living under subhuman conditions in a cave-like basement of a block of flats in newly post-communist Romania. When her drunken husband loses his job and eventually goes away, her sad reality gets even bleaker as she struggles to support her children.

Director: Peter Călin Netzer

Writer: Gordan Mihic, Peter Călin Netzer

Stars: Diana Dumbravă, Şerban Ionescu, Horaţiu Mălăele



Casting

Diana Dumbravă Maria
Şerban Ionescu Ion
Horaţiu Mălăele Milco
Luminiţa Gheorghiu Mala
Rona Hartner Nuţi
Florin Călinescu Patronul spălătoriei
Ana Ularu Ioana, Maria's daughter
Maria (2002) Marinela Chelaru Brunhilda
Florin Zamfirescu Ahmed, the turkish driver
Alexandru Bindea The policeman
Constantin Drăgănescu Ion's brother
Cristian Iacob TV reporter
Theodor Danetti block administrator
Constantin Dinulescu The priest
Mirela Gorea Clara
Magda Catone Tena
Gavril Pătru
Eugenia Bosînceanu Ion's mother
Ovidiu Niculescu Pentagon
Dan Aștilean
Mihai Bisericanu Driver
Mihaela Rădescu Blonde Woman
Ion Chelaru shift manager
Dorin Andone Operator

Crew

Director

Călin Peter Netzer

Screenplay by

Gordan Mihic

Călin Peter Netzer

Produced by

Adrian Popovici

co-producer

Cinematography by

Mihai Sârbuşcă

Music Department
Petru Mărgineanu

Film Editing by
Melania Oproiu

Production Design by

Lia Manțoc

Alexandru Zidaru

Costume Design by

Lia Manțoc

Alexandru Zidaru

Makeup and Hair

Raluca Badea

Sound by
Constantin Titi Fleancu

sound

Cristian Tarnoveţchi

Directing Department

Emil Slotea

first assistent director

Image Department

cameraman